Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 63
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1275 - 1305
Dimensions: h. 125.7cm, w. 15.2cm (h. 49.5 in., w. 6 in.)
Subject Terms:
Instrument, Musical: Harp
Jesse: Tree

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Bibliography: De Farcy, L., Broderie, Suppl. II (1919), p. 153; pl. 194(2)

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 118-120 no. 63; pls. LXX, LXXI; figs. 107-109

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 34 cat. 60

Ottawa, National Gallery, Art and Courts (1972), I, pp. 168-169 no. 3; II, pls. 122, 122A, 122B

Notes: View showing David and, below, remaining fragment of Jesse.

Formerly in the Collection of George Saville Seligmann. Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1922.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London